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Burton Law

LEGAL RECEPTIONIST – Training Position Leading to Full-time Employment


Greeting clients and visitors and answering visitor inquiries

· Answering and routing incoming calls on a multi-line telephone system

· Scheduling and routing clients

· Maintaining and scheduling conference rooms

· Maintaining the waiting area, lobby, or other public areas

· Serving coffee or tea to guests

· Ordering supplies

· Scanning, photocopying, faxing, and filing documents

· Collecting and routing mail and hand-delivered packages

As the receptionist’s skills progress, duties may include billing, data entry, word processing, establishing new case files, and drafting simple correspondence.


A high school diploma is generally required. On-the-job training will be provided. Good typing skills.


Legal receptionists must possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills to communicate with senior-level attorneys, partners, clients, opposing counsel, vendors, staff, and others. They must also have the ability to operate

multi-line telephone systems and office equipment such as computers, printers, scanners, copiers, and video conferencing equipment.

Strong spelling and grammar skills are important in taking effective messages and drafting correspondence and reports. Familiarity with legal terms and jargon and an understanding of various office forms and legal documents is an asset.

Personal Traits

· Respect for confidentiality and discretion

· Attention to detail

· Positive, upbeat attitude

· Patience in dealing with difficult visitors

· Dependability

· Knowledge of First Nation culture and language a definite asset.

STARTING WAGE – $15.00 / hour. Probation period 4 months.


Salary Rate: $15.00/ hr (starting wage)
Hours Per Week: 35 hrs per week
Start date: ASAP
Contact Name: Barbara Burton

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